U.S. Coast Guard
This lighthouse is at the entrance to the Portage Ship Canal, on the east pier.
Tower Height: 31
Height of Focal Plane: 68
Description of Tower: White octagonal tower.
This light is operational
Date Established: 1868
Date Present Tower Built: 1920
Date Automated: 1973
Current Use: Active aid to navigation
Open To Public? Grounds only.
From M 26, follow Jacobsville Road and continue as it becomes Bootjack Road. At a fork in the road bear left on Dreamland Road. Continue for about 10 miles to a "T" intersection. Turn right onto a gravel road. Follow to a parking area near the pier. Keweenaw Excursions offers cruises that pass this lighthouse; see www.keweenawexcursions.com/pages/lighthouses.htm or call 906-482-0884, or email Kraig@portup.com.